Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Gerber Daisy


Graphite Drawing

Copyright 2009 Valerie Jones

Here’s my latest attempt at drawing.  I didn’t keep close track of the hours it took to create.  I’m estimating 5 hours of drawing pleasure.  This was done using graphite pencils and willow charcoal.  I had never used willow charcoal before.  I am pleased with the smooth, rich darks it creates.  Don’t use it until you are done with your drawing though.  It tends to easily smear.

Happy drawing!


Rose Welty said...

Really like the drama of this Valerie!

Kasie @ ~The Art of Life~ said...

It's beautiful Valerie! Doesn't it feel wonderful to get some art time in during the busy-ness of summer?

Valerie Jones said...

Thank you, Rose!

Kasie - Yes, it feels wonderful to get art time in during the busy-ness of summer. I was just thinking this afternoon how good I feel after getting some drawing time in.

Jo Castillo said...

Valerie, this is just beautiful. It looks delicate and fresh.

Valerie Jones said...

Thank you, Jo!